Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

New American Standard Bible

Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--

King James Version

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Holman Bible

So, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord.

International Standard Version

Therefore, we are always confident, and we know that as long as we are at home in this body we are away from the Lord.

A Conservative Version

Therefore always being confident, and knowing that while at home in the body we are absent from the Lord,

American Standard Version

Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord

Amplified

So then, we are always full of good and hopeful and confident courage; we know that while we are at home in the body, we are abroad from the home with the Lord [that is promised us].

An Understandable Version

So, we are always encouraged and know that, while we are at home in our [physical] body, we are away from the Lord,

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, we are always confident, especially since we know that, while living in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Bible in Basic English

So, then, we are ever without fear, and though conscious that while we are in the body we are away from the Lord,

Common New Testament

Therefore we are always of good courage; and we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord,

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore being always certainly assur'd that whilst I sojourn in this body, I am absent from the Lord,

Darby Translation

Therefore we are always confident, and know that while present in the body we are absent from the Lord,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore we are always confident even knowing that, being present in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Goodspeed New Testament

So I am confident. I know well that as long as I am at home in the body I am away from the Lord

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore we always behave undauntedly; knowing that while we are sojourning in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore being always confident, and knowing that, being at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

King James 2000

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, [although we are] always confident and know that [while we] are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord--

Modern King James verseion

Then being always confident, knowing that while we are at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore, we are always of good cheer, and know well that as long as we are at home in the body we are absent from God.

Moffatt New Testament

Come what may, then, I am confident; I know that while I reside in the body I am away from the Lord

Montgomery New Testament

Therefore I am always of good courage, because I well know that while I am at home in the body, I am in banishment from the Lord,

NET Bible

Therefore we are always full of courage, and we know that as long as we are alive here on earth we are absent from the Lord --

New Heart English Bible

Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Noyes New Testament

We have courage, therefore, always, and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord;

Sawyer New Testament

Being always confident therefore, and knowing that while we are present in the body we are absent from the Lord,??7 we walk by faith, not by sight;??8 but we are confident, and are pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

Having good courage, therefore, at all times, and knowing that - remaining at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore we have always confidence, and know that whilst we are indwelling in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, while our home is in the body, we are absent from our home with the Lord.

Webster

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

Weymouth New Testament

We have therefore a cheerful confidence. We know that while we are at home in the body we are banished from the Lord;

Williams New Testament

So I am always cheerful and confident, although I know that as long as I am at home in the body I am away from home and the Lord

Worrell New Testament

Being, therefore, always of good courage, and knowing that, while dwelling in the body, we are absent from the Lord

Worsley New Testament

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that while we dwell in the body, we are absent from the Lord,

Youngs Literal Translation

having courage, then, at all times, and knowing that being at home in the body, we are away from home from the Lord, --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

we are always
πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

θαῤῥέω 
Tharrheo 
Usage: 6

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

we are at home
ἐνδημέω 
Endemeo 
be at home, be present, present
Usage: 3

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

we are absent
ἐκδημέω 
Ekdemeo 
be absent
Usage: 3

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 5:6

References

Easton

Hastings

Images 2 Corinthians 5:6

Prayers for 2 Corinthians 5:6

Context Readings

Absent From The Body And At Home With The Lord

5 Now he who made us for this very thing is God, who also gave to us the down payment of the Spirit. 6 Therefore, we are always confident and know that while we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord; 7 for we walk by faith, not by sight.



Cross References

Hebrews 11:13

These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them and embraced them from afar, and having confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before you, and foreigners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no remaining.

Psalm 27:3-4

Though an army should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. Though war should rise against me, even then I will be confident.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, Yahweh, and give ear to my cry. Don't be silent at my tears. For I am a stranger with you, a foreigner, as all my fathers were.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger on the earth. Don't hide your commandments from me.

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of Yahweh is a secure fortress, and he will be a refuge for his children.

Isaiah 30:15

For thus said the Lord Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, "You will be saved in returning and rest. Your strength will be in quietness and in confidence." You refused,

Isaiah 36:4

Rabshakeh said to them, "Now tell Hezekiah, 'Thus says the great king, the king of Assyria, "What confidence is this in which you trust?

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

2 Corinthians 5:8

We are courageous, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.

Philippians 3:20-21

For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore don't throw away your boldness, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 13:14

For we don't have here an enduring city, but we seek that which is to come.

1 Peter 5:1

I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and who will also share in the glory that will be revealed.

Revelation 1:9

I John, your brother and partner with you in oppression, Kingdom, and perseverance in Christ Jesus, was on the isle that is called Patmos because of God's Word and the testimony of Jesus Christ.

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